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Metallica: Glastonbury Was A 'No-brainer'

Metallica say deciding to headline Glastonbury was a ''no-brainer''.The heavy metal band have been confirmed as the third and final festival headliner, joining Kasabian and Arcade Fire on Worthy Farm's Pyramid Stage, and claim they...

Metallica To Headline Glastonbury

Metallica are to headline Glastonbury festival.The 'Enter Sandman' hitmakers are set to be announced as topping the bill at Worthy Farm, Somerset, South West England on the second night of the iconic music event this...

Prince Live: Three More Shows In U.k, Is He A Glastonbury 2014 Headliner?

When Prince played a set of guerrilla gigs in the U.K last February hysteria ensued. The legendary rocker has a novel approach the way he announces – and plays – his live shows. And we...

Oasis Tipped To Play Glastonbury 2014, After Liam's Cryptic Tweets

An Oasis reunion could be on the horizon after frontman Liam Gallagher tweeted the letters of the band's name over the course of a few hours on Thursday evening (April 24, 2014). Bookmakers Paddy Power...

Glastonbury Headline Not Announced Until May

Glastonbury organisers insist they can't reveal the festival's final headline act until May due to ''contractual reasons.''Festival boss Michael Eavis has already confirmed Arcade Fire and Kasabian to play on Friday, June 27 and Sunday,...

A Week In News: 'Noah' Conjures A Box Office Miracle, Glastonbury Line-up Revealed, And 'How I Met Your Mother' Bids Farewell

Nice Work, 'Noah': Darren Aronofsky's latest epic, Noah, was released last weekend and managed to triumph at its debut box office with $44 million, despite all the negative publicity regarding religious condemnation and middling reviews....

Wilko Johnson To Defy Doctors By Playing At Glastonbury Festival

Terminally ill rocker Wilko Johnson is to defy doctors by playing a high profile set at Britain's iconic Glastonbury Festival.The former Dr. Feelgood star was told he had just months to live after being diagnosed...

Glastonbury Line-up Confirmed: Elbow, Kasabian, Arcade Fire, Jack White...And Who Else?

After months of speculation, the official line-up has been confirmed for the 2014 Glastonbury Festival, which will be held from the 27th to the 29th June this year. The festival tweeted this year's snazzy line-up...

Michael Eavis: Led Zeppelin Will Reform

Glastonbury boss Michael Eavis thinks Led Zeppelin will reform again one day. The music festival chief would like to see the classic rock band headline the event at Worthy Farm and is adamant they will...

Elbow Score No.1 Album, But Are They Headlining Glastonbury 2014?

Elbow have topped the UK albums chart with their sixth effort, The Take Off And Landing of Everything. The record, described as a love letter to both New York and Manchester, fended off competition from...

Tyler, The Creator Posts Bail After Being Charged With Riot Misdemeanour

The L.A. based rapper, Tyler, the Creator, was arrested on Saturday (15th March) in Austin, Texas on suspicion of inciting a riot. The 23-year-old was apprehended by police at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and charged with...

Ten More Years! Glastonbury Festival Gets License For Another Decade

The well-trodden fields of Worthy Farm will be privy to live music, stabbed by tent pegs and defecated on for another decade thanks to Glastonbury festival’s new 10-year license, ensuring the world-famous annual weekend get-together...

Could This Be The Lineup For Glastonbury Festival 2014?

Some acts may still be rumours and others are yet to be confirmed, but we have a strong suspicion that this is what the Glastonbury Festival Lineup for 2014 will end up looking like! Eek,...

Dolly Parton: 10 Facts About The Glastonbury Performer

With the news that Dolly Parton will be playing at this year’s Glastonbury festival, we’ve decided to brush up on our knowledge about the legendary country singer.Dolly Parton will be performing at this year's 'Glastonbury'...

Dolly Parton, Blondie, Confirmed For Glastonbury 2014, But Who's Headlining?

After we speculated back in October, Emily Eavis has confirmed that Dolly Parton will be playing Glastonbury 2014 - most likely in the 'legends slot' on Sunday - while Blondie's Debbie Harry has also stated...

Prince Refuses To Rule Out Headlining Glastonbury 2014

Speculation that Prince will headline the Glastonbury 2014 line-up reached fever pitch on Tuesday, when the Purple Rain singer refused to deny the rumours at a special press conference held in the living room of...

Arcade Fire Wear Big Papier-mache Heads At Big Day Out Festival [Pictures]

Arcade Fire have never been afraid to approach their live shows with unpredictability and finesse. Their latest jaunt – over in Australia for the Big Day Out festival – saw the band sporting oversized papier-mâché...

Dolly Parton To Be Announced For Glastonbury 2014

As we speculated back in October, Dolly Parton is to be confirmed to perform at Glastonbury 2014. The "9 to 5" singer is likely to appear in the Sunday Legends slot on the Pyramid Stage,...

Arcade Fire Confirmed As First Headlining Act For Glastonbury 2014

Arcade Fire are officially headliners at Glastonbury 2014! After much speculation and finger crossing, the Canadian alt-rockers have been confirmed as the first headline act for 2014's outing at Worth Farm in Somerset next June.Arcade...

Lily Allen Confirms Herself For Glastonbury 2014, But Who Will Headline?

Lily Allen is the first major act to confirm an appearance at Glastonbury Festival 2014.The singer, who made her comeback with new single 'Hard Out Here,' confirmed the news on Nick Grimshaw's Radio 1 Breakfast...

Dolly Parton For Glastonbury Festival 2014?

Is legendary country star Dolly Parton in line for Glastonbury 2014? A suspicious gap in her UK June touring schedule suggests it could be a possibility.The 'Jolene' singer would make a wonderful addition to next...

Glastonbury Festival Sold Out, But Eavis Maintains Headliners Will Be Debutants

Tickets for next year's Glastonbury Festival sold out in record time on Sunday (October 6, 2013), with 120,000 tickets - costing £210 each - being snapped up in around one and a half hours. Over...

Glastonbury 2014 Tickets Sell Out In Record Time Of Just 1.5 Hours!

Glastonbury Festival came back with a bang this year following a one-year hiatus in 2012 due in part to the London 2012 Olympics. The return of Somerset's most famous summer event was such a success...

Glastonbury 2014 Headliners Are First-timers, Fleetwood Mac, Pearl Jam, Depeche Mode?

Glastonbury Festival boss Michael Eavis has revealed that he has more or less signed the headliners for 2014, teasing that neither act has played the historical music gathering in the past.In an interview with NME,...

Did Beyonce Ban Channel 4 From Broadcasting V Festival Performance?

After 2011's triumphant headlining set at Glastonbury, Beyonce Knowles returned to the British festival calendar to top the bill at V Festival over the weekend. The problem is that Glastonbury is chilled out, and nice...

Mumford & Sons Take Dig At Glastonbury Crowd During Olympic Park Show

Mumford & Sons headlined a one-day festival at London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park last night (July 6, 2013) playing to a 60,000 strong hometown crowd. The band closed out the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury...

Glastonbury Festival 2013 In Pictures: Sun, Cider And The Rolling Stones [Pictures]

And that's it. Another year passes and Worthy Farm closes its gates on the Glastonbury Festival revellers for another 12 months. Though there's always the distant murmur of someone professing it "the best Glastonbury ever,"...

The Rolling Stones At Glastonbury Vs. Die Hard- And The Winner Is...?

The Rolling Stones headlined at Glastonbury on Saturday (29th June) but the viewing public were more interested in watching Bruce Willis' 1988 classic action film, Die Hard, according to The Daily Mail. 2.54 million tuned...

The Rolling Stones, Public Enemy And Elvis Costello Bring Worthy Farm To It's Knees: Glastonbury Day Two Round-up

After decades of failed attempts, Glastonbury Festival organiser Michael Eavis finally managed to book the biggest rock group of all time for the world-renowned UK festival, and with an absolutely riotous set that had the...

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